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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Brazil now biggest poultry meat supplier to South Africa
April 5, 2016 Brazil now biggest poultry meat supplier to South Africa South Africa's biggest supplier of poultry meat is Brazil as sales to the former amounted to US$132.8 million in 2015. This is despite higher import tariffs (whole chick ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
South African poultry body criticised for over-protectionism
South Africa's SA Poultry Association (Sapa) has been slammed for its zealous protectionism of the local chicken industry, a move that could contribute to the country's suspension from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa), AllAfric ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Restrictions on brine-injected chickens could affect South Africa's poultry sector
Restrictive measures on South Africa's brine-injected chicken portions are not only difficult to implement but would also burden the local industry, said poultry producers in the country.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Import of UK poultry meat to South Africa resumes
South Africa will lift a ban on UK's poultry meat after it was implemented in response to an avian influenza outbreak at a Yorkshire duck farm last year. The move will benefit poultry producers who have to deal with the shutoff to their mai ...
Friday, December 12, 2014
South Africa suspends poultry imports over bird flu concern
Poultry shipments from countries hit by the avian influenza virus will not be permitted to enter South Africa, Charlotte Nkuna, the director of SA Poultry Association's (SAPA) poultry disease management agency, announced.
Monday, November 4, 2013
South Africa seeks for poultry import duty on three European countries
November 4, 2013 South Africa seeks for poultry import duty on three European countries As part of attempts to halt the dumping of frozen bone-in chicken portions in countries belonging to the Southern African Customs Union, the poultry ind ...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
South Africa imposes anti-dumping tariffs against Brazil poultry
October 8, 2013 South Africa imposes anti-dumping tariffs against Brazil poultry By opting for import tariffs as opposed to anti-dumping measures, South Africa has avoided a trade dispute with Brazil over the poultry tariff review. Brazil h ...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
South Africa's poultry producers seek import protection
August 29, 2013 South Africa's poultry producers seek import protection With imports of some poultry cuts from Brazil and Europe hurting the local industry, the South African Poultry Association has asked the International Trade Administrat ...
Monday, July 22, 2013
Philippines temporarily bans poultry imports from South Africa
July 22, 2013 Philippines temporarily bans poultry imports from South Africa   Due to an outbreak of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI), the Philippines has temporarily banned the importation of wild birds and poultry products from South ...
Monday, July 15, 2013
South Africa's poultry dispute intensifies
July 15, 2013 South Africa's poultry dispute intensifies   South Africa's meat trading body has lodged an official complaint with the country's Competition Commission against local chicken producers. South African importers argue import dut ...
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Argentina seeks resolution over South African poultry dispute
In order to discuss the on-going trade dispute with South Africa, representatives from the Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF), the Latin American Poultry Association (ALA), and the Centre for Business Poultry Processors (CEPA) of Argentina me ...
Monday, June 17, 2013
Argentina protests against South Africa's poultry tariff hike
June 17, 2013 Argentina protests against South Africa's poultry tariff hike Argentine ambassador Carlos Sersale di Cerisano said that South Africa's decision to increase tariff on frozen poultry imported from developing countries could resu ...
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
South Africa's poultry group denies tariff could cause inflation
The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) says that its request for tariff increase for imported cheap frozen chicken meat will not raise prices beyond 10-15% from current prices, denying any claims of increases of up to 50%. According t ...
Thursday, April 4, 2013
South Africa seeks protection against poultry imports from EU
April 4, 2013 South Africa seeks protection against poultry imports from EU Protection against poultry imports from the EU may be sought by the South African Poultry Association (Sapa), which has applied to the International Trade Administr ...
Friday, August 31, 2012
South Africa's poultry association urges government on chicken import tariffs
The South Africa Poultry Association would request the government to put import tariffs on additional chicken cuts and shipments from more nations. The association wanted anti-dumping measures to be extended to leg quarters, which made up 8 ...

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